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Let loose the dogs of law!

In this article, I argue that until those who manage funds and assets are held responsible to the end consumer we will not see effective enforcement of reforms. The central thrust of the FCA’s Asset Management Market Study (interim) is … Continue reading

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A triumph for “transparency” – the FCA’s Market Study

  “Where costs are less transparent, we have identified some specific examples where firms place less emphasis on controlling them” FCA Asset management Market Study 7.54 (p135) Yesterday I wrote about the savage treatment meeted out to Investment Consultants in the … Continue reading

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What should we pay for the annuity guarantee?

  The publication of the FCA’s market study on annuities has not met with much enthusiasm. Consumerists do not think it has gone far enough to punish lazy insurers. Those on the sell side find it hard to understand what … Continue reading

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